Tag: quarantine

Repatriated Guyanese urged to act responsibly

Repatriated Guyanese urged to act responsibly

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 24, 2020

—In light of breaches in quarantine agreement DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Chief Medical Officer of the Public Health ... Read More

Travel guidelines issued for repatriating Guyanese

Travel guidelines issued for repatriating Guyanese

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 17, 2020

−Rapid test results NOT accepted −Seven days quarantine mandated upon return DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Guyanese who have ... Read More

NCTF grants approval for trade unionist Komal Chand’s body to return home

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 18, 2020

─ following its weekly statutory meeting DPI, Guyana, Monday, May 18, 2020 The National COVID-19 Task Force (NCTF) on Monday ... Read More

103 Guyanese granted controlled re-entry by COVID-19 task force

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- May 18, 2020

—many in Caribbean, aboard cruise ships to return —re-entrants subject to strict Ministry of Public Health’s requirements DPI, Guyana, Monday, ... Read More

Guyanese abroad assured of prioritised arrival once airports reopen

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- May 18, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Monday, May 18, 2020 Guyanese abroad who have contacted Guyana’s embassies and consulates signalling intentions to return home ... Read More

GPHC establishes COVID-19 maternity unit

GPHC establishes COVID-19 maternity unit

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 5, 2020

─To facilitate delivery of babies from suspected and confirmed COVID-19 cases DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, May 5, 2020 The Georgetown Public ... Read More

Venezuelan migrants breached home quarantine protocols – Min. Lawrence

Venezuelan migrants breached home quarantine protocols – Min. Lawrence

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 14, 2020

—Currently housed in institutional quarantine DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Four Venezuelan migrants were detained after they attempted to ... Read More

Contact tracing, surveillance key to mitigating COVID-19 spread

Contact tracing, surveillance key to mitigating COVID-19 spread

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 13, 2020

—effectiveness of process depends on reliability of person testing - CMO DPI, Guyana, Monday, April 13, 2020 The efficiency of ... Read More

Quarantine, isolation facilities sufficiently stocked – PM

Quarantine, isolation facilities sufficiently stocked – PM

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 11, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 11, 2020 Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo, has assured that there are sufficient supplies to meet the ... Read More

Three recovered COVID-19 patients medically cleared and discharged

Three recovered COVID-19 patients medically cleared and discharged

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 8, 2020

−additional 7 also discharged after completing quarantine period DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Three of the eight patients who ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.